“Me and the girls have received our work permits, [we] are now working… it’s just through an agency as temps, but we are both doing very well. It’s not anything permanent but it’s a start. The next news is just last week we went to Boston for our interviews for our permanent residence and I’m … Read more >>
“I received your support to resettle back to England. When I requested your help I was desperate to save my son. He had been over-diagnosed and over- medicated in the USA. We have now been living in England for four years. He is on no medication and is thriving in a local school with an … Read more >>
A single mother living in New England with two daughters, one of whom with special needs, saw the pipes in the apartment above burst and flood their living quarters. She didn’t have a tenant insurance policy, and most of the family’s possessions were either ruined or severely damaged.
The British Charitable Society sent a gift certificate of $1,000 to help the family replace essential items.
A Scottish man came to Rhode Island on a work visa with his wife and two children, and became a permanent resident after working for the same company for 17 years. His partner, who hadn’t enjoyed the time here, went home for a death in the family to return home and never came back. They eventually divorced; the son remained in Scotland with his mother, but the fully employed daughter stayed in RI with her father.
Shortly thereafter, he became sick with multiple serious medical conditions… Read more >>
A British family with three children living in Massachusetts were struggling to find work. One parent had been out of work for two years – he went to a job center every day and occasionally got day work but not enough to pay family bills. The other had applied for over 100 casual jobs without success.
The British Charitable Society was able to help by paying their rent and several bills, but without full-time employment there was little hope of avoiding going into a housing shelter, separating the husband and young son from the mother and girls.
“I just want to say, on behalf of our family, that we greatly appreciate the kindness you have shown us and the efforts you have put forth. If there is anything we can do for another family we would be happy to help. God bless and if there’s anything further you require please let us … Read more >>